NE Gov Highlights Value-Added Ag and Ethanol

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted Nebraska value-added agriculture efforts during a press conference at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference held in Omaha. “The ethanol industry is a prime example of how we can add value to the agriculture commodities that we grow right here in Nebraska,” said Governor Ricketts. “Through the process of turning corn into ethanol, …

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Nebraska Governor Shows Ethanol Support

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been a strong supporter of ethanol and he honored the industry meeting in Omaha this week by visiting the American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference in Omaha. “Ethanol is a big part of value-added agriculture here in Nebraska,” said the governor, who held a press conference prior to his address to talk about the importance …

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30th Annual ACE Conference Underway

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Members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) have gathered in Omaha for the organization’s 30th annual conference this week, with the theme “Tested. Proven. Driven.” Executive Vice President Brian Jennings says the industry has a lot to celebrate. “We are on the precipice of opportunity in a lot of areas,” he said. “We’ve made as much progress as this …

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ACE Helps POET-Big Stone Celebrate 15 Years

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) helped member plant POET Biorefining – Big Stone celebrate its 15-year anniversary this week at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank, South Dakota. ACE executive vice president Brian Jennings spoke at POET Big Stone’s annual meeting along with Northern Growers LLC CFO Bob Narem and POET representatives Seth Artz and Blaine Gomer. POET Biorefining …

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ACE Announces Scholarship Winners

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The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has announced its 2017 scholarship winners. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. Carrie Kemmet of Eleva, Wisconsin, will be attending Purdue University, where she is enrolled in the first-year engineering curriculum and the Honors College. Carrie is the daughter of Neal and Lucinda Kemmet. …

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Gov. Ricketts to Keynote ACE Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will welcome the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) back to Omaha as keynote speaker for the 30th annual ACE conference, coming up Aug. 15-17. “The governor has served as a great advocate for Nebraska’s ethanol industry, and we look forward to hearing his perspective from recent meetings he’s had with President Trump and EPA Administrator Pruitt …

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Ethanol Supporters Disappointed in E15 Bill Delay

Cindy Zimmerman

It was no surprise that the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works decided last week not consider the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517) before August recess, given the strong opposition to the bill by committee leadership, but it was still a disappointment to the industry which has vowed to continuing fighting for the legislation to allow …

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More Industry Reaction to RFS Proposal

Cindy Zimmerman

On track for the ethanol industry but a setback for biodiesel is how the majority of stakeholders are viewing the new proposed levels for biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that were released Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to the Renewable Fuels Association and National Biodiesel Board, the following groups are a few that chimed in …

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E15 Bill Faces Uphill Battle in Senate

Cindy Zimmerman

The quickest way to immediately grow ethanol demand in this country is a simple two word fix to a section of the Clean Air Act, but nothing in Washington can ever be that easy. American Coalition for Ethanol Executive Vice President Brian Jennings talked about the “Industry’s Best Opportunities to Grow Ethanol Demand Here at Home” during a session at …

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Husker Ag Recognized for Ethanol Direct Marketing

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The Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB) recently recognized Seth Harder for his leadership at Husker Ag and the company’s success with fuel retailers. Since 2012, Husker Ag in Plainview, Nebraska has contributed more than $250,000 to Nebraska’s fuel infrastructure by funding higher-blend ethanol pumps at stations across the state. “The goal is not just to produce ethanol, but to give every …

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